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    Re: Hilux 2.8 GD6 2016. Auto Disk brackes .

    Het issues met my Fortuner disks gehad, maar bygese hulle was naby tyd om te vervang. Kry ek quote van Toyota en Powerbrake. Daai tyd was prys dieselfde vir Disks en Pads.... toe gaan ek die...
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    Re: Fortuner 2021 Air Springs

    Get the proper bags that sit on the axle outside the coil.

    I had the inside coil bags on my Fortuner, towed a Miskruier and a Baobab… and it did not help much with what you want to achieve.
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    Re: Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    For now it is a spare, I am only driving the Hilux for this week and then only in Jan.

    So in Jan I will get a new tyre, and this one will be my second spare, which I intended to get anyway before...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Nice John, thats great performance and glad its working well.

    If you are really worried about that extra 2m that might come back to bite you… get a 5m cable, to extend the 8m via plugs, and only...
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    Re: Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    Update:

    Took it to Save-A-Tyre, they said that it is fine. They also said that for them to “fix” it they need to make a cut all the way through!!! No thanks.

    So I yes it will be the spare for...
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    Re: Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    Thanks, ja had a good look today again and its basically rubber thats cut not the plies. I am taking it to a place that does vulcanising on Thursday, will see.

    For now it is a spare.

    Grumbles
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    Re: Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    Thank you for all the replies.

    Cheers

    Grumbles
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    Sidewall Damage - What say you experts??

    So after a great outing yesterday on the Bedrogsfontein 4x4 route, I noticed this battle scar this morning only. We probably drove like this for at least 140km after the trail, on good gravel and tar...
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    Sticky: Re: Baviaans Kloof and Kouga Route Road Conditions

    Leke Whiskey, glad you enjoyed and it all went well.

    Yes the Rust n Vrede trail also took us 4 hours to do in 2019 with Bushlapa behind my previous D4D Tuna.

    Beautiful scenery!

    Cheers
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Thats sounds like a plan!
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Hi John,

    In your first post you mentioned that the A-Frame plug runs through the Victron setup.

    Just to clarify this… it does run through the Victron setup… but ONLY through the shunt, so that...
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    Re: Bedrogsfontein to Zuurberg pass

    Some emails to send reservation requests to, cause they just dont seem to answer phones!!

    [email protected]

    [email protected]

    Price now R655 going up on 1 Nov to...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    I am in same boat, did not know thats the price [emoji15]

    I think I am going to see my local canvas company, they have made some impressive things in the past.

    A while back I was there and they...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Congrats John! Enjoy and happy travels.
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Snow on the Swartberg Pass 4 Octoberhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211008/6a6204b3b0302c234ed5cd8b5efb8702.jpg
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Oppi dam, Oudshoornhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211008/3cb6565901c309e37561db03997b7178.jpg
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Buffelsbaaihttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211008/63e93daf624452deec5f8c0e15dd49f2.jpg
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    Re: Automatic gearboxes and towing heavy loads

    The Toyota engineers actually tell you (In the Hilux Manual) that when towing you should use S4. I think if you tow 3.5 tons as allowed by Toyota (but not legal in SA on a Hilux) one should stick to...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Hallo Henk,

    Hier het BL myne gesit, op die voorkant van mudguard onder die bed.

    Cheers
  20. Re: How to protect your trailer from stone damage?

    I have tried the horizontal canvas between vehicle and caravan... what a schlep! Then made some oversize mudflaps on removable brackets for the Fortuner. That, combined with full front covers for the...
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    Re: Electronics 101 on a trailer

    I can offer only one bit of advice... loose the soundbar... it will provide you with more problems that will NOT be electronics related.

    Plus what Fluffy & Half-Pint said....

    Grumbles
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    Re: 15 inch Tyres needed for my bakkie

    I have 3 x Goodyear Wranglers for you, only done 3500km.

    265/75/R15

    Only problem is they are in PE.

    R2000 for all 3... they need to go.

    Send me a PM if you want to chat about them.
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    Re: Standard 16"rims offset

    hahaha
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    Re: Standard 16"rims offset

    Ekt nie n idee wat dit beteken nie…
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    Re: Standard 16"rims offset

    Why do you want to add spacers?
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    Re: Standard 16"rims offset

    Land Cruiser Troopy… not Trophy Truck is what Finn is talking about.
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    Re: Standard 16"rims offset

    He is actually lengthening the axle to get the track same as front. Then he is adding overfenders to cover the tyres as its illegal in Oz to have them stick out.

    Thats how I have it.
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    Re: Seperate Battery Supply

    That is a very nice upgrade. I have their MK1 box and use it now in the house for a 12V lights load shedding solution (say that 10x fast ;D)

    Tim If you want a complete separate system that is very...
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    Re: Fridge wiring - What mm cable?

    So reading the OP's very first question (2013), he mentions "do not ground the negative terminal on the vehicle chassis"

    Trying to learn why not, as on a Hilux (and probably other vehicles) the...
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    Re: Miskruier or BorderX Extreme?

    Personally, if I had a 12-year son, I would be cracking a cold one as soon as we stop and watch him pitch the van (any van)... he must earn his holiday somehow!

    You need a 3 sleeper, I do not see...
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    Re: Bedrogsfontein to Zuurberg pass

    Nice, is that a trailer with boat behind your Landy? Can't make out.

    Reason I ask is we want to camp there next to the Sundays at the start, then take the Lapa over the top to the dam. Not sure if...
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    Re: Conqueror UEV25

    Dankie, ja en jy kan die BMV netwerk met die ander Victron eenhede sodat hulle met mekaar praat en die batterye mooi beheer en wys. Dis hoe myne in die karavaan is. Natuurlik ook as die een breek...
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    Re: Conqueror UEV25

    Julle manne het mooi karavane.

    Net n vraag, hoekom die NL 40-40 vervang met twee Victrons? Iets fout met die NL?

    Ek gebruik Victron in my karavaan (alles) maar het die NL 25 in hulle groen boks...
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    Re: Flying

    Some mornings are just better than others when looking out the office window... :cool:

    and... NO... that aircraft is not on fire... just normal for the Antonov AN-12 "Turbo Diesel" ;D
  35. Re: Kaokoland, Damaraland and their Riverbeds - Mini Trip Report

    Thanks for the report Searcher, great pics... man this post with the riverbed photos is what keeps me awake at night!! We wanted to go 2019, 2020 and this year... but ja, those plans came and went....
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